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're watching "early today." >>> good morning to you. i'm joe krebs. >> and i'm barbara harrison. straight ahead on "news4 today," distracted drivers and the dangers they pose behind the wheel. >>> the heated debate lawmakers have brought to capitol hill frmths promising news as fears continue over the swine flu outbreak. what the federal outbreak is now say i saying about the availability of a vaccine. >>> doing >>> good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." ? yesterday they decided to play too. here's nbc's fred roggin with an early look at all your sports headlines. >>> good morning. with less than a week remaining in the season. the aft l. central still up for abs. down to the twins and tigers. they played a doubleheader in detroit. in the 10th. cabrera lined one to left. that scored a run. minnesota jumps on top. they scored two in the inning and win 3-2 1k3 close the gap to just one game. twins down 5-2 in the sixth. layered popped one behind home plate. mauer made a juggling grab on the other side of the screen. take a look. a fan interfered with the ball and he stuck
. >> i'm barbara harrison. straight ahead on "news4 today," new details nearly three months mo after the deadly metro crash. what the recommendation rs to keep your safe. >>> growing fears about a possible swine flu outbreak on college campuses. why health officials may soon be able to track the spread of the disease. >>> it improves your >>> good morning. if y're just waking up, this is "early today." >>> in sports, nervous, jittery new york yankees fans are feeling just a little bit better after last night's games against the angels. here's nbc's fred roggin with an early look at all your sports headlines. >>> good morning. the yankees may have the best record in baseball, but winning in anaheim in new easy task. yankees lost four straight in angels stadium. this would help change their fortune. alex rodriguez with a towering blast to dead center. girlfriend kate hudson approved. angels would rally and tie the game. althoughhe yankees had the last laugh. bases loaded sac fly in the ninth gave new york a lead. it wasn't pretty, but they'll take it. yanks won it 6-5 and they're the f
to you. i'm joe krebs. >> and i'm barbara harrison. a commuter alert for drivers in the district. we're live. >>> plus, the supreme court justice rushed to the hospital. the latest on the condition of ruth bader ginsburg. >> a pair of terror suspects arrested and charged. their plan to attack a local military base. >> a warning for parents about child discipline. >>> good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." >>> in sports, these days if your team is going through a slump taking on the cleveland indians will do wonders for your self-esteem. here's nbc's fred roggin with an early look taller your sports headlines. >>> good morning. what is the best way for the struggling tigers to get out of their funk? how about a trip to cleveland. carlos geen, a perfect 3 for 3. up 5.2. struck out 11 in 7. tigers held on to win 6-5. red sox and royals. ortiz started ice cold and is heating up just in time for the playoffs. second homer in as many days gave a 2-0 lead. to the fourth. curveball got away from larue and almost hill lowell in the head. tillman came out to argue his c
krebs. >> and i'm barbara harrison. straight ahead on "news 4 today," outrage and frustration with our region's transit system. why metro's general manager could soon be out of a job. >> plus, a remarkable recovery after a tragic lightning strike in virginia. first on 4, a child talks about the terrifying experience on that fateful day. >> then, a warning for parents about how to keep their kids from getting sick. what a >>> good morning. ifyou're just waking up, this is "early tody." sports, the man who guided the atlanta braves to 14 straight postseason appearances is stepping down. he's nbc's fredoggin wth an early look at all yr sports headlines. >>> good morning. they say when it's time to go, you'll know. a for bobby cox it's that time. themanager of e braves annoced he will retire next season after 50 years in baball. cox and the braves were in the big apple facing the mets. laroche had three hits and a pair of rbi. this one gave the bras a 3-0 lead. sacks full. castillorounded into an inning ending double play. braves won it5-2. they're now just four games out of the wild card.
. beautiful as always. good morning. welcome to "news 4 today." i'm joe krebs. >> and i'm barbara harrison. and we want to take a look at our weather right now, find out whags going on today. tom kierein right here. good morning, tom. >> good morning. yeah, an autumn chill has descended upon the region, under a clear sky on this monday morning. no travel problems weatherwise. no precipitation around the region. temperatures are certainly cool, down into the low and mid-50s in the suburbs and rural areas. upper 50s to near 60 in washington and right near the bay. i'll show you t forecast for today, maybe some rain on the way. stay tuned. >> thank you, tom. >> thanks very much. let's say good morning and happy mond morning to ashley linder and the news 4 traffic network. good morning. >> hi, ashley. >> hey, guys, good morning. not a good morning for me, traveling down to 270. we have some delays. we have an overturned vehicle about a mile before father hurley boulevard. only the right shoulder is getting by. northbound fire and rescue on the left shoulder but as you can see here, southbound
." >>> goodmorning. i'm keith garvin. >> and i'm barbara harrison. straight ahead on "news 4 today," a police pursuit across state lines ends in a violent crash. the turn of events that led to an abduction and a suspect on the run. >> plus, redskins fans gearing up for their home opener at fedex field. the big changes metro has planned that will affect you on game day. >> then women who just gave birth wanting that perfect bod >>> good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." in sports, the boston red sox learned a pretty important lesson last night, give the angels an inch and they'll take the game. here's nbc's fred roggin with an early look at all your sports headlines. >>> good morning. in baseball playoff began today, boston would open in hand heim. after watching them play the angels the last few days it would be quite a series. things look good early. in the fourth, jason bay ripped a shot deep and over the green monster. boston led it 3-1. red sox, however, had no answer for howie. tied at three. kendrick with a clutch bloop over justin pedroia. angels led 4-3. winning run at
krebs. >> and i'm barbara harrison. straight ahead on "news 4 today," big brother on the rails and on the roads. why there's a new push for more surveillance along metro. >> plus, the fight against the swine flu intensifies. how one local hospital is trying to prevent a potential outbreak. >> then, it's many parents' worst fear. when their teenager wants a car, but there's new guidelines ou >>> good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." >>> in sport sports, the dallas cowboys got down to business delivering their first victory in their brand new billion dollar stadium. here's fred roggin with an early look at all of your sports headlines. >>> good morning. in the eyes of jerry jones, the new stadium is now complete as the cowboys picked up their first win in the state of the art stadium. cowboys took the lead in the third quarter. up the middle for six and dallas jumped on top, 10-7, cowboys ice it late in the fourth, picked off jake and took it 27 yards for the score. cowboys are 21 in the second half to meet the panthers 21-7. >>> pennington expected to mi
, good morning to you. i'm joe krebs. >> and i'm barbara harrison. straight ahead on "news 4 today," a warning from the fbi and homeland security about mass transit. why they're calling for a surge in security along the nation's railways. >> plus, a teacher in fairfax county arrested and taken off the job. what she was accused of doing with a student off of school grounds. new guidelines linked to the swine flu. what the if you're just waking up, this is "early today." >>> in sports, last night the miami dolphins controlled the clock for most of the game, but most of the game isn't good enough against the indianapolis colts, and peyton manning. here's fred roggin with an early look at all your sports headlines. >>> good morning, a day after ely rallied the giants, it didn't take long for the colts to get on the board. manning hit dallas clark who broke one tackle and was gone, indy was up 7-0, the colts down three, manning connected with pierre garcon, he waved his way into the end zone, colts sunk it off, with that victory, manning passes johnny unitas in wins. >>> over michael cr
." >>> good wednesday morning. i'm craig melvin. >> i'm barbara harrison. straight ahead on "news4 today," the government continues sending out warnings about the swine flu. what they're now saying about a vaccine and how soon it will be available. >> cost-cutting measures in effect across the commonwealth. why drivers won't have access to along a major interstate. >>> a new way to test how healthy you ar >>> good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." in sports, everyone knows about the new york yankees/boston red sox rivalry. from the looks of next year's schedule major league baseball is banking on it. here's nbc's fred roggin with an early look at all your sports headlines. >>> good morning. major league baseball announced the yankees will open and close next season against the red sox. the fifth time in the last 50 years the relatives will begin and end the season against each other. this morning the yanks and blue jays. big lead in the eighth. mark hit aaron hill in the back. then in the bottom of the inning, jessie carlton threw behind jorge posada. words were e
. >> and i'm barbara harrison. straight ahead on "news 4 today," gunfire erupts in a quiet district neighborhood and four people are shot. what investigators believe went down that prompted this outbreak of violence. >> plus, bach mcdonnell under fires for views some call extreme. the controversial comment that could affect his chance at the governor's mansion. >> college can be a tough time, especially for first time students. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." in sports, the new york yankees have been relying a lot on their big bats this season. but last night it was an old familiar arm. here's nbc's fred roggin with an early look at all of your sports headlines. >> good morning, the achilles heel has been pitching, but that wasn't the case last night against the oriels. struck out eight had a pfgt game going into the seven. harrison given an error, and just like that, the perfect game was gone. but no hitter was still intact. that didn't last long, the next batter with a shot past harris ston down the line, filling in for rodriguez, given the day off, pettitte gave
"early today." >>> good morning to you. i'm joe krebs. >> i'm barbara harrison. straight ahead on "news4 today," terrifying moments for a woman abducted and stuffed in the trunk of her own car, the events that unfolded and the new information we're learning about the investigation. >>> metro station shutting down for the upcoming holiday weekend. what that means for travelers and how it might affect their > cation plans. >>> good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." in sports, the opener of the series crucial to the a.l. wild card race, the boston red sox drew first blood versus the tampa bay rays. here's nbc's fred roggin with an early look at all your sports headlines. >>> good morning. it was a perfect opportunity for the rays to get back at the a.l. wild card race. but the red sox weren't having it. pick it up in the fourth, tied at one. j.d. drew, 19th of the year. four in the last eight games. red sox up 3-1. added insurance in the fifth. jason bay. it's there, it's gone. bay put the sox up 5-2. solo blast to left. down three. sacks full. jason bartlett. ellsbu
, good morning to you. i'm joe krebs. >> i'm barbara harrison. the holiday weekend is upon us. in just a matter of hours, millions of americans will make the great escape, but delays and detours on metro could make getting out of town harder than you think. >> plus, local school districts are taking drastic measures to save money. >> then, new stats out about women in >>> good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." in sports, last night number one 14 boise state opened its college football season with an extra sweet victory against big conference rival, oregon. here's nbc's fred roggin with an early look at all your sports headlines. >>> good morning. no better way to kick off the college football season than a matchup between a pair of top 20 teams, boise state hosted number 16 oregon. smurf turf in idaho. ward scrambled and found petit in the end zone for six. never looked back. they won 19-18. ugly scene at the end of the game. le blunt sucker-punched howell. classless act by blunt. don't be surprised if he is suspended by oregon and ncaa. i would do it. preseason
morning. i'm keith garvin. >> and i'm barbara harrison. straight ahead on "news 4 today," it's the latest effort to snuff out smoking in maryland. why some lawmakers want to make lighting up in public a thing of the past. >> plus, unthinkable tragedy for a northern virginia family. the event that led to the death of his toddler in his own back yard. >> during these tough times we're always looking for job for u how the worldwide web may be the key to landing your next gig, >>> good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." >>> in sports, the chicago bears versus the green bay packers is a classic nfl rivalry to start the season. the game certainly had it all. since it is september, though, about the only thing missing was snow and those bone-chilling temperatures. here's nbc's fred roggin with an early look at all your sports headlines. >>> good morning. it was an exciting opening weekend for the nfl. here we go. we'll get right to it. begin in greenway with the bears and packers. this one went down to the wire. under two minutes to play. aaron rodgers with jens for a 50 y
'm keith garvin. >> and i'm barbara harrison. straight ahead on "news 4 today," president obama takes his health care message to a local college. we're live with the preparations and a preview of the big event. >> plus, candidates for governor go face toace for a heated debate. what a new poll is saying about who is leading the race. >> then, local merchants offering deep discounts for products but this collective buying comes with a catch. join us at 4:55 a.m. >>> good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." in sports, the new york yankees faced the blue jays last night one day after a nasty bench-clearing brawl between the two clubs. and last night they fought it out again on the field, but this time without their fists. here's nbc's mario solis with an early look at all your sports headlines. >>> good mornin yankees poe sa da and carlson have both been find and suspended for three against for wednesday's bench-clearing brawl in the bronx. no fight in this one. just good old-fashioned baseball. eighth inning, down 8-2. one swing of the bat. two-run jet into the jet str
is barbara harrison. >> when josh comes into the classroom he loves to be the one to turn on the lights. his teacher says he is always ready for learning. she says he may be quiet a lot of the time. and it always shows that he understands. >> joshua understands a lot of what he is told. we do get a few verbalizations from him. not too much, but he does understand a lot. >> she says josh concentrates as he puts effort into everything he tries, like making plato figures, and music time at school, and reached for the drum and knew exactly how to use it. outside, josh's favorite thing to do is fly. he has made terrific progress since starting school two years ago. >> he has been in our program since 2006. he has been in foster care since he was a newborn. he learns quickly and made many gains since being with us. >> when josh gets to know you, he is a very loving child. >> josh is super affectionate. he is a joy to be around. always smiling. josh is ready to be with a family that can give him a lot of supervision and a lot of love and play time. he is very helpful and affectionate, and likes to
melvin. >> i'm barbara harrison. straight ahead on "news 4 today," a teenager is struck by a car while walking to the bus stop. the new details emerging in what's now become a tragic crash. >> also, some big changes taking place at a local rport. why getting through security should be a bit easier next time you travel. >> then, parents tired of making those same old brown bag lunches. how to >>> good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." in sports, last night new england patriots' quarterback tom brady wasn't exactly at his sharpest against the buffalo bills. but when the game was on the line, brady played his best. here's nbc's fred roegen with an early look. >> good morning, week one of the nfl season in the books, but not before a stunning come from behind win by the patriots. the bills in total control until the end, and that's when tom brady and company seemingly woke up from their slumber. over two minutes to play, a bullet to benjamin watson in the end zone, down 24-19, they got the ball back after a bill fumble. brady found watson again for 6, the pats took
" begins right . >>> welcome, everybody. i am barbara harrison. >> i am craig melvin sitting in for joe krebs. convicted d.c. aa sniper mastermind, mohammed is said to die september 10 lt. the death sentence comes from the sniper attacks back in 2002. mohammed and malvo are both in prison. mohammed's attorney says he will appeal the death sentence. breaking news, set to be executed november 10th. >>> new today, children's national medical center is about to receive one of the largest donations given to an american pediatric hospital. a press conference just wrapped up. what did they have to say? >> reporter: i can tell you people are extremely excited. the donation is huge. $150 million they have big plans for this money. now, imagine surgery without paying or a hospital where a doctor uses a child's own immune system to fight cancer so that surgery is not necessary. sound like a dream? well not to the folks here. the hospital just received $150 million from the government of abu dauby, and the money will be used to build a pediatric surgical center that will hopefully revolutionize ped
. >>> good morning everyone and welcome to "news4 today." i'm barbara harrison. >>'m craig melvin sitting in for joe krebs. it's wednesday, september 16, 2009. a live look over the capitol city. you can see the washington monument off in the distance. what is that? 69 degrees, tom kierein? >> you got it. >> it must have rained overnight. >> we had a little bit. our summer weather is gone. time to put away the floral moo moo. we have a little sprinkle activity on the northeastern shore northeast of maryland. no rain around. it is rather damp this morning. we have cloud cover beginning to break up a little bit. we may have a little sun in and out this morning and through midday. temperatures only reaching the mid 70s. we're in the 60s to near 70. a small chance there may be a little sprinkle or light rain activity this afternoon and cloudy this evening. a likelihood of showers by this time tomorw morning and off and on perhaps through midday on thursday and drying out thursday afternoon. highs tomorrow only near 70. friday a saturdayrying out a bit. a look at sunday into next week. that wil
to "news 4 today." i'm joe krebs. >> and i'm barbara harrison. we have tom kierein with us right now to tell us what we can expect from our weather today. another chilly start. >> it is. in 40s again in 40s again in aununsinnd around washington, e snebybsars tubnid iurhe m and upper 50s. 63 now in washington, highs torerehing the upper 70s with som cinlo ts udnds out. partly cloudy nidfr ,ay, into the low 80s. nstleril voty humid. as we get io vabay l dor weekend, saturdayul d shobed be mostly sunny, highs-8id m0s. morninowlo ls.wsid0 6 partly cloudy on sunday nooshgs the low 80s. here aat lk oo l0abor day. shouldey ptlarlo cudy with highs near 80. looks like we'll stay dry through mid-week next week. so a really nice weather patt n pattern. i'm back with frequent updates throughout the morning. >> okay. see new a few minutes. thank you, tom. >> let's get a first look at the roadways. here's jerry edwards and the news 4 traffic network. jerry? >> hi, jerry. good morning. >> good morning. and lots of overnight road work and some of it's still going on. american legion bridge, both
. i'm joe krebs. >> i'm eun yang in for barbara harrison today. we want to start things off, as we always do, with a look at weather and traffic. meteorologist tom kierein is here in the studio with -- kind of a dreary forecast for back to school. >> back to school and work and ov, and, yes, an have had rain moving in overnight. look at radar. where you see the blue is light rain across montgomery, fairfax detrict. d cst ofrie 's pgentorou dry now, but the roads are wet al e er swhuheyo teneere g tgion. where you see the green is more moderate rain down interstate 95 toward fsb fckriurg from de ck city all then way t dowo ts northernerse'ome moderate neck of virginia. southern maryland get ago few sri.nkle now temperatures in the 60s around the region. more on the way. coastal low pressure system will pump in more rain all the way into early afternoon. after that, we ought to dry out a bit this afternoon, into tonight. i'll have the forecast for the rest of the week coming up in a couple of minutes. >> see you then. thank you, tom. >> thank you very much. let's go to jerry edwards
krebs. >> i'm eun yang in for barbara harrison today. we'll start with a look at weather and me meteorologist tom kierein joins us for the weather. >>'mou on cld nine. as we start this morning, we have the clouds over us. they are producing a few sprinkles where you see the patches of n blue. a few sprinesbl in fairfax and prilin w camycentlisou a well as loudoun and howard co .unty prince george's county,prer maryland around the bay is dry this point. urte troll athtsd giunree on, low to mid 60ons. 67 in washington. out of the mountains it's ly ilch, only in the low and mid 50s now. over the last six hours we've seen some of the showers coming from this coastal low. for the morning bus stop forecast, you eel maybe need an umbrella, temperatures in the 60s. look at the forecast for the rest of the week. that will be coming up at 5:01. stay tuned. >>> let's go to jerry edwards for a first look at the roadways. >> good morning. i'm wearing my nine-inch platform shoes. let's see how we're doing. so far, so good. american legion bridge, the road work has been wrapped up. wilson brid
today." i'm joe krebs. >> and i'm eun yang in for barbara harrison today. it is, again, 4:55 a.m., 63 degrees. meteorologist tom kierein's in the studio with us and he'll give us an update on the forecast. going to have rain all day? >> it's the thing that wouldn't ave. it's lingering off the atlantic seaboard, this area of low pressure. look at the radar, spinningon er law ow tladernreeras low, part ofyo eu see l e eryou see theloel yndws a oreage a hs,vy rain hw. those yellow echoes getting into st. mary's county as well. closer view of the radar showing light rain in washington where you city blue ar farther o oalt toto farther to our emperatures are ctaer inmplytees aat certainly cool, w odown tco 61 in washington and hewn only in the 50s for most part elsewhere except right near the bay. this low pressure center will be affecting our weather here this morning with likely rain so the bus stop is going to be wet this morning. and we'll have temperatures in the low 60s throughout the morning. afternoon highs should make it only to the upper 60s to near 70 but the rain likely, cha
everyone and welcome to "news4 today." i'm joe krebs. >> i'm barbara harrison. it's wednesday, september 30th, 2009. looking outside, you can't tell, but it is chilly. 57 fall-like degrees. we are in fall. so this is the way it's supposed to feel. and this is one of those days where you'll need your lumberjack shirt. is that right, tom? >> yes indeed, plaid. if you're really brave, maybe a kilt. that's plaid, too this morning we have the clouds that have rolled in overnight, part of the north but not producing any prec precipitation. it's brought in the continual chill, blustery northwest wind. in the 50s from the shen valley and atlantic beaches. arlington, fairfax and prince george's county, out of the mountain ins the 40s right there. there are a few sprinkles in southwestern pennsylvania now. a lot of cloudiness as we get going this morning. by this time tomorrow morning, frost, all these counties in blue, much of west virginia, frost advisories for tomorrow morning as well as western maryland. first time this season. for the rest of the day quite a bit of cloudiness, maybe a sprinkle d
in for barbara harrison today, friday, september 11th, 2009. >> let's take a live look outside right now. we have 63 degrees here in t nation's capital and we have some rain as well. let's get the forecast now from meteorologist tom kierein. he's joined us here in the studio. >> yeah, good morning. we do have improving news for ethekened, but we are goingngni al elouwxtfrs e time. largefre oa o low pressure spinning like a giantow merry-go-round ofnai r right near ocean city and it is pushing that rain farther to the west. right now we're getting light rain in washington but some more moderate to heavier rainr iaiou eastern suburbs and around the ouy and on the eastern shore. cd this area of rain is going ononuto tepin taway here as get into theerft anoonft hours. t's going g, , ctfawno d , factnnow down to just 60 in washington. we're in the upper 50s tor nea 60 all around the region with this area of low pressure finally lifting out by later on today. we'll have improving news. but prepare for a wet morning bus stop for the children. definitely need umbrellas. passing showers through the mo
devastation. >>> good morning and welcome to "news4 today." i'm joe krebs. >> i'm barbara harrison. it is wednesday, september 23rd, 2009. let's take a look outside. we've got darkness still. perhaps some clouds above us. we'll have to ask tom what we can expect as this day continues. tom, good morning again. >>> good morning. off to a cloudy start. no rain around as you head off to work and school on this wednesday morning. there's a look at the radar. no precipitation here. we have a few showers to our south and southern virginia. in the 60s in shenandoah valley and the blue ridge weather watchers are reporting this morning, montgomery, fairfax, prince george's, arlington and district of columbia near 70. northern neck and eastern shore near 70 degrees. in the cool mid 50s out in the mountains and now 71 in washington. over the last six hours we've seen a few showers eastern north carolina through central north carolina. those may make their way up here later on today. but just a far small chance of a passing shower. otherwise partly sunny and humid with highs low 80s. tomorrow a
krebs. >> and i'm eun yang in for barbara harrison today, thursday, september 10th, 2009. we're going to take a live look outside right now at 5:00 a.m., 67 degrees. the past few days we've had cloudy skies and sprinkles around the region. today, what's it going to be like, meisorm ologtot kieiton? >>er psistence indeed. indeed. les.look look at the radar. e passing ovingassi p ngom s light swersus nowt j near , dausscrtheusrn montgomery county, near m airy and wehon errdward county oufrederick county at th is ered choounty at this hour. but getting some showers nto anl arerwhoseuntyco e,elt nsewhere, no rain. temperatures are cool, in the 60s, now 66 in washington.se and the wider v r he otheshowers farther to our heutrntegiirnia. an areas oar p il lstlyan h till han he t mid-atlaic coaoast but it's going to drift a little bit closer to coast today. as a result will increase our chances for some rain. but this morning for the morning bus stop forecast, sunrise 6:44. throughout the morning it will be in the 60s with a slight chance of a few sprinkles. otherwise, cloudy, blustery and
we met 1 1/2 years ago on a trip to the wax museum. >> barbara harrison meets up with tricia. >> great to see you. >> you, too. >> i hear you've gotten into dance since we saw you last, is that right? >> yes. >> guess what we are going to do? we are going dancing. we met up with director nancy newell. you can see we've got traditional classes. i teach tap, this is hip-hop. >> i like more hip-hop. >> we've got the guy for you. >> the dance instructor was warming up in the studio when we arrived. nancy introduced us and drisha was ready to get started. >> let's see what you can do. oh! >> drisha is a very quick learner. she knows how to do anything she puts her mind to. >> shauna branch works with drisha who has been in foster care several years now. she is thinking of perhaps being a dancer when she grows up. >> i wanted to be a lawyer. >> why not now? >> well, i might -- because i want to do dancing and a lawyer. >> why don't you plan on doing both things? >> i want to do three things. acting. >> acting. >> kwame who is going to medical school next year told her she should pu
or put together that will impress the family he hopes tone day have. barbara harrison, news4 for wednesday's child. >> william, we love those zee burgers. >> yes, we do. ver on contact cold tonight? cold, cold, cold? >> cold, cold, cold. our quiet weather pattern cosinnt fue jorant other night. we are going to have that chill where we dip into the 40s and 50s. the pollen count today is at 12 range for cubic meter for ragweed. that is the moderate range. temperatures tomorrow morning start at 58, 59 in the early morning. we'll e a high of 80. your seven-day forecast, our next chance of rain through the area on sunday. some clouds tomorrow and temperatures building into the low and mid ats over the next few days, including labor day, which right now is looking dry. back to you. >> thanks, veronica. a little guy on a big catch. how a young fisherman with great >>> when it comes to fishing, the lure of the sport is being able to capture the big one. that's what a 9-year-old thought. brdon mellon wheeled in this winning fish at a lake superior big brother/brig sisterel fishio t he
life. here is barbara harrison. >> reporter: when josh comes into the classroom, he loves to be the one to turn on the lights. his teacher says he's always ready for learning. she says he may be quiet a lot of the time. always shows that he understands. >> josh understands a lot of what he is told. we do get a few verbalizations from him. not too much, but he does understand a lot. >> reporter: she says josh concentrates as he puts effort into everything he tries, like making play-do figures. he reached for the drum and knows exactly how to use it. outside, josh's favorite thing to do is fly. his social worker says he made terrific progress since starting school here two years ago. >> he's been in our program since 2006, but he's been in foster care since he was a newborn. he learns pretty quickly and has made many gains since he's been with us. >> rorter: social worker angie quinn says when josh gets to know you, he is a very loving child. >> josh is super affectionate, always smiling. he's just a joy to be around. josh is ready to be with a family who can give him a lot of supervision
people. but barbara harrison tells us she quickly warms up, especially when there's a party going on. tonight we get to meet deja. >> deja, hello. how are you? hi. >> reporter: we met up with deja where she came with her social worker. can i be the pusher? dave and denise greeted us. with the rest of the staff, we were off to the party room. >> lots of celebrations here. we're excited to have deja. >> reporter: deja is 12 years old, and has down syndrome. she was a little overwhelmed by all the excitement. she has been in foster care since she was 8. >> deja has been in care since 2005. and most of our children come into care because they've been abused, neglected or abandoned. >> reporter: deja loves the giant inflatable playground and wasn't shy about trying it out. those who know her say she's curious and outgoing, and loves interacting with those she knows. like eric donovan, her instructional assistant. she said key ja loves to play and laugh and learning to communicate in several different ways. >> simple signs, such as please, and more, and eat and drink. she also has some wor
. >> good morning, everyone. welcome to "news 4 today." i'm barbara harrison. >> good morning to you. i'm joe krebs on this tuesday, the 1st day of september 2009. let's take a live look outside right now. we can see a beautiful picture of the u.s. capitol. 61 delightful degrees. what a night to throw those windows open. it was a pleasant night for sleeping last night. >> a lot of folks waking up right now and getting ready to head out. what canhe tpeexuty o?ctlylaloy morning. the record lowt a reagan national is de. away from that right now.trom that r,rat errodand u nr,rrada under y, ir ra n wa washington and near the bay, but whelinerse te he0s 5 annd eveel 40s farther west and enortnoh. in fact, it's in t 40s widespread across west v lamary shore in the upperst 50s now. off to a clear start. we'll have plenty of sunshine today with highspp reaching the 70 mid-s. upper 70s tomorrow and sunny after another chilly start. then thursday, a few clouds cond. uld get a passing shower friday. a look at the weekend in ten minutes. that will be coming up at 5:11. stay tuned. >> all right, tom
." i'm joe krebs. >> i'm barbara harrison. it's wednesday, september 2nd, 2009. taking a look outside right now, we've got what looks like a beautiful night. beautiful early morning hours. it's 59 degrees now on the cool side again this morning. tom is here to talk about our forecast, what we can expect the rest of this day. >> a nearly full moon er sty.weskn western sky. jupiter to the upper left of the moon. in the easternisin t in risgin in the aar cle sky. c precipitation. tempat aurerrereesndsh fl. c a ooer ly wac dght,ilt n t ch around the blu ridge and shenandoah valley. closer to washington it's in tce low to mid 50s. 59 in washington. near the bay, mid 60s. eastern she, upper 50s. only near 40 in many locations. out in the mountains a chilly start there this 2nd sept r.september. highs reaching upper 70s, a few clouds around tomorrow as well as onat surday. saturday is looking dry. i'm back with frequent updates throughout the morning. the next one is at 5:11. >> we'll be waiting to see you. thank you. >>> let's go to jerry edwards and the news 4 traffic network. jerry, any e
'm eun yang in for barbara harrison today, wednesday, 9/9/09. >>> let's take a look outside right now. beautiful kind of a day out there. 67 degrees. but there are some clouds above us. lts see if that will bring rain for usy.toda today. meteorologist tom kierein has joined us. producing a few nerinkles in whengasintohin he arbyncrerth in virgor nndneria fin th anen oe shah the shenandoahor nner thdoor nt neck. heutarso mylrn and getting a fe anrinkles around the clouds this morning. the forecast for the rest of the da y, well, for the morning hours, expect a few scattered sprinkles from time to time and in the 60 s. en by noontime low 70sow and cloudy. just cloudy this afternoon. only a small chance of sprinkles withnsig ih the mid 70s. our sunrise is in about 45 minutes. sunset will be at i 7:26. we may have a greater chance of sprinkles this evening and drying out again by dawn tomorrow. mo tstf oheulayfho sd be dry in the morning on sdhourthayur then thursday afternoon and evening, looks like a greater chance of rain moving back in. pashg iner lsg ikely and cooler will highs near
not long enough for you. i'm barbara harrison. it's monday, september 21st, 2009. meteorologist tom kierein is standing by to tell us what we can expect from the weather today. look out there, tom. looks pretty nice, doesn't it? >> yes. sunny blue skies we had over the weekend now giving way to gray as we start off this monday morning but no rain around as we look at the radar. no precipitation around the region. we have a cool start to the day. only in the 50s to near 60 degrees around the region. now 61 in washington, mid-50s eastern shore, upper 50s out in the mountains. over the last six hours, quite a bit of cloudiness rolling in, coming in on a southeasterly breeze. we do have showers moving into the ohio valley and western carolinas but not here. looks like we'll stay dry today. mostly cloudy, highs reaching the upper 70s. cloudy tonight. by this time tomorrow morning, we may have a few sprinkles around, perhaps some passing showers on tuesday with highs mid-70s tomorrow. on wednesday and thursday, warmer, highs low 80s. might have a passing shower on wednesday. here's a look at frid
." i'm barbara harrison. >> and i'm keith garvin in for joe krebs. it is monday, september 14th, 2009. >> meteorologist tom kierein is here to tell us what kind of day as we look outside. we can see it looks pretty nice but i can't tell whether it's cloudy or clear. gorgeous yesterday. >> yeah, a beautiful day on sunday. clear this morning, off to work and school under a clear sky. no precipitation around the region. it is a cool morning, down to 65 now in washington. low to mid-60s in montgomery, fairfax, arlington, prince george's counties. 50s farther west and north. low to mid-60s southern maryland, around the bay and the eastern shore. out of the mountains in the chilly 40s. over the last six hours, high pressure moving in from the upper midwest will keep us dry throughout the day with lots of sunshine, highs reaching the mid-80s with low humidity. and then tomorrow another delightful day, highs mid-80s, some clouds moving in during the afternoon. then looks like our pattern will change. a chance of passing showers with cool temperatures wednesday and each dayll the way into the
. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "news 4 today." i'm barbara harrison. >> good morning to you. i'm joe krebs on this monday, this 28th day of september, 2009. let's take a live look outside right now, beautiful day, 59 degrees. kind of chilly at 5:00 this morning. welcome to "news 4 today." >> let's see if we're going to have these fall-like temperatures throughout the day or is it going to warm up like it has? >> it will warm up with all the redskins fans with torches and pitchforks as they hit the streets. this morning, here we go. at least the weather's nice as we take off on this monday. no precipitation. we do have a little patchy fog around. it certainly is fresh and cool. down into the 50s this morning. we'll see it climb today all the way into the mid-70s. it's in the 50s all around the region. but we will have increasing clouds. there's a weak front triggering some showers in the midwest but it will pick up speed and head our way by later on this afternoon, and a passing shower is possible. temperatures reaching the mid-70s and a blustery wind picking up as well. looks l
midday." i am joe krebs. >> i am barbara harrison. it's wednesday, september 2nd, 2009. we begin with breaking news in the district. police shot a man they are calling a murder suspect after a chase began in prince georges county. the man was critically injured, however police say it started in largo where detectives were looking for a murder suspect. the saur is that correct was in the 2900 block of largo road when he took off in a car. police chased him across the d.c. line and through northeast washington. an officer in principles georges' county was involved in the shooting. we have a crew on the scene and will bring you more information as we get it. >>> another breaking story this morning. the man charged with killing the security guard at the holocaust museum has just been arraigned in federal court. chris is standing by with the latest. this is his first court appearance after being critically injured in the shooting, right? >> reporter: he was brought in in a wheelchair. the headline is he spoke on his own against the advice of his lawyer, three times, here at the u.s. c
and buses. >>> good morning and well can come to "news4 midday." i joe krebs. >> and i am barbara harrison. and it's wednesday, september 30th, 2009. >>> now to a story where the death toll keeps rising. at the moment, 100 people are dead and many more feared dead. a earthquake spawned a tsunami that slammed into the samoan islands. america samoa is a u.s. territory. to the west is the independent state of samoa. 15 to 20-foot tsunami waves smashed into the continent. >> reporter: whole villages and vessels and vehicles were swept away by the tsunami, as were more than 90 people. witnesses describe a series of waves stretching inland as far as a mile. >> when i got down to the village, the wave had gone back out. but it was devastating. it w a da shock. this was the first time we experienced this. >> that was alex, the chief of staff for the american samoa's representative in congress. >> we do have fatalities, and severe damage especially to the main town. >> and electricity and water services were wiped out by the tsunami, triggered by an under water quake, magnitude 8 to 8.3. >> it's re
. >> and i'm barbara harrison. it's tuesday, september 29th, 2009. let's take a look outside. still dark out there. we're waiting for sunrise in another hour or so. talk to tom kierein about what we can expect from the weather as the sun comes up. going to warm things up, tom? >> not much this morning. prepare accordingly. we've got some very chilly temperatures. sun's not coming up for two more hours. it's right now dark and chilly. as we take a look at radar, no precipitation. mostly clear. we're down into the upper 40s and low 50s all around the region. now just 54 in washington. out in the mountains, only in the 40s to near 50. near 50 on the eastern shore as well so certainly an autumnal chill has descended upon us. a few clouds over the mountains later on and here this afternoon. a blustery wind as well. it will pick up and gust to around 30 to 35 miles an hour this afternoon, blowing down some of those leaves. highs only reaching upper 60s to near 70. 40s again tomorrow morning. not quite as windy tomorrow but still a bit blustery and partly cloudy. highs in the 60s. thursday into fri
. >> i am barbara harrison. it's september 4th, 2009. >> we will get our first forecast for the holiday weekend. tom kierei is going to give us the temperature. >> we are warming up, and temperatures are climbing up in the 70s for the region. still quite cloudy across the bay and the eastern shore. out of the mountains, it has been a cool morning there. only in the 50s at this hour. and over the last six hours, we have been watching clouds over washington passing to the east and over southern maryland, and on the eastern shore. still quite cloudy. so for much of the region, partly cloudy and far to the west, a mostly sunny day. low humidity in place. and high temperatures should reach the low and mid-80s by midafternoon. this weather will continue through the labor day weekend. i will show you my forecast for that. and i will also show you the forecast for the bay and the beaches for the weekend. that will all be coming up in just a few minutes. barbara and joe? >> thank you, tom. >> thank you, jerry -- tom. we will get to jerry with traffic in a bit. first we will tell you about a traf
different. it was something that he could eat afterwards. barbara harrison takes us to meet william. he is waiting and hoping for a permanent loving home. >> hi, william. how are you? >> good. >> i hear you like hamburgers, is that right? >> yeah. >> we will have fun today. we are going to make burgers, the good kind. the whole staff was waiting to greet william. >> we will show you how to make the best burger in the world today. >> the owner gave us uniforms. we washed up and were ready. there is an art to building a burger, and william learned it quickly. at 15 he likes creating things. >> i like arts and crafts. >> it takes a craftman to fry up and flip the per burger and set the cheese and make the catsup swirls. those that know him say he is bright and does well with everything that he tries. >> he is autistic, and is high functioning. >> what is the funnest thing you ever made? he says an adoptive family will one day be proud of william. >> he is an individual that i hope willo to college and be successful. >> he proved successful at milk shakes, and he joined the rest of the crew
midday." i am barbara harrison. >> and i am keith in for joe krebs. >>> a body was discovered in the walls of a lab there. police say they believe it's the body of 24-year-old med student, annie le. >> annie le's friends say she was not only brilliant but had a deep caring for others. and even though the medical examiner has not officially identified her body, police are investigating this as a homicide. a killer is on the loose somewhere on or near this college campus. on the very day annie le should have been a blushing bride, they discovered her body. the remains were immediately believed to be tse of the missing 24-year-old yale grad student found in the building she was last seen walking into. police also recovered blood-stained clothes stuffed into the ceiling. >> the police department has the role of the lead agency in the case, which is more or less moving from a misng persons case to a homicide investigation. >> reporter: left behind in her office, her cell phone and waet and keys. minutes after police announced their discovery, the yale president offered his condolen
to you. i'm joe krebs. >> i'm kimberly suiters in for barbara harrison. we want to start things off this morning as we always do with a look at weather and traffic. >> meteorologist tom kierein joins us here in the studio for this first forecast. tom, good morning to you. d morn g, m.totom. >> good morning. happy labor day. this holiday under way with a cloudy sky this morning. we did have a few showers nit.ghth e osve diipated.e aonda ar, few shors o in iir vanigi hi.ndng a d'sil mni mor a'sd ril morning and rather humid. we're in the upper ndr70 around t region. and the eastern shore, pper 60s,mountains, low s, linow 60s. fe passing through hesy, nniaan ebut pennsylvania, but elsewhere just clouds are hanging in. the cloud cover breaks up through central virginia but there's some rain around the outer banks. that may be moving in he, our area perhaps by le t lhis afternoon and then overnight tonight, into tomorrow morning. looks like it eb w baset gk taco as we get back to work and ol hosc tomorrow, but for this holiday just mostly cloudy, maybe a littleho sun breaking o midd mi
. >>> good morning to you. welcome to "news4 midday." i am joe krebs. >> i am eun yang in for barbara harrison. >> and breaking news. talk about loose change. it was a rough start to the morning for armors truck drivers. the back doors of the armored truck swung open spilling money all over the road. and police will have the video for you coming up. police had their hands full using broomso clean the money off the roadway. >>> in other news. an hour from now, president obama will deliver a message to america's studts. >> critics are going as far as calling it indoctrination. there is a buzz at the school where the president is speaking. kimberly is live at the high school with more. >> reporter: good morning. the president is scheduled to meet with a small panel of students to have an exexchange in a group discussion before he gives his address to the entire nation for those that choose to hear him. it's a first school day to remember. the freshman arrived first. theoretically to get help finding their way to class. a few of them appeared overwhelmed, and not just bite first day, but
." >> and i am eun yang in for barbara harrison today. we will have more on the 9/11 memorial. but first breaking news from the district. the coast guard is conducting training exercises on the potomac river. and it started while 9/11 services were under way at the pentagon. we have more on what is happening with pete. what happened this morning? >> there was a lot of confusion here. some news reports were out that shots had been fired on the potomac, but what we have been told by a coast guard official, that a radio call reported that shots had been fired and a suspicious boat was present. this was a madue up scenario, ad somebody heard the radio call, a citizen, and then they relayed that to the news. and now you are looking at coast guard helicopters flying in the area. coast guard boats have stepped up security that rises from time to time. it reached probably the most intense period in january during the presidential inauguration. so i think that there are two questions to be looked at here. number one, how did this information get out that shots had been fired? and that's a questio
. welcome to news4 midday. i am joe krebs. >> and i eun yang in for barbara harrison. it's wednesday, september 9th, 2009. >>> just ahort time ago an american airlines plane blew a tire upon landing. there wases no damage to the aircraft and no passengers were injured. the runway was closed while everything was cleared up. the runway has now reopened. >>> now to a developing story. police in silver spring are trying to figure out who shot a woman dead outside her apartment. >> at this point police don't have many clues as to how it happened. megan mcgrath is in silver springs with the latest now. good morning. >> reporter: we saw investigators come back to the scene here. they are concentrating their focus there on the front door of the building here. that is the crime scene. that's where the resident was murdered. police could use help in this case. a lot of people who live in the apartment complex heard the gun shots early this morning, but so far police don't have any eyewitnesss. the woman was shot just steps away from the front door to her building. the question is who murdered
. >> and i'm eun yang in for barbara harrison today, tuesday, september 8th, 2009. we are a e going to take a live look at the picture outside at 5:00 and 66 degrees. rain throughout the region today. >> tom, tok has joined us in the t udio to e od bceket will be like today and the rest of the week. >> good morning. yeah, a wet commute this morning i predict fender-benders. there's the radar. where we have the blue it's light rain. where you see the green we're getting moderate rain south of t washington. some lightain in washington and in fairfax county, prince william as well as tontor wehe there's no rain now and temperatures are in the 60s all around the region. it wa'sn gt ishin 6on hos,shur howt lo pressure continues to pump in rain outf the southeast, across virginia, right on up into maryland and the district of columbia. this will be happening from time to time through the morning into early afternoon. th we ought to go into a dry period for a while, from mid-afternoon all the way into the evening so coming back from work and school we should be dry. and then by dawn again tomorro
now. >>> good morning, everybody. welcome to "news4 midday." >> i am barbara harrison. >> and i am joe krebs on this wednesday, 23rd day of september, 2009. >>> and police just released video of a man that car jacked a woman at a target parking lot and led officers on a high-speed chase. >> now officers believe he has some unique chark tracteristicst may help him solve the case. we have more on this. >> reporter: well, good morning. virginia state police rarely give out the surveillance video that they can record off of their dashboard, the dash boards of cruisers. they believe what you see, namely how the suspect gets out of the car and runs away. they think that will be familiar to people who know this individual. they are hoping that somebody will see this person's gait and recognize him. he drove after being chased by police. the video clip taken by a video camera mounted on the dashboard shows a man running from police. it's a key piece of evidence that began in gainesville, virginia, and ended in a multicar crash in temple hills. >> what the video shows is actually the suspect ex
midday." i am barbara harrison. >> and i am joe krebs on this tuesday, 22nd day of september, 2009. a terror warning has people across the country on high alert this morning. and there are bulletins across the country warning of an interest to attack sports complexes and entertainment complexes or hotels. authorities say these types of places remain active targets. this comes as police are stepping up patrols on the nation's transit systems to protect a terrorist attack. and this comes after three high profile arrests in denver. the men may have been plotting attacks. now, authorities want beefed up security at all transit systems, and that means random sweeps in stations on flat forms and trains. riders we talked with did not seem to mind. >> my thing is, i have no problem with safety. if it takes an extra half hour to be safe, that's cool. >> i would rather be inconveneened half an hour than to go what those went through back on 9/11. >> authorities say there is not a specific threat against mass transit, but the step up for the security is a reminder to be vigilant. >>> and offi
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